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Danielle’s weekly market update

Danielle was a guest today on Talk Digital Network with Jim Goddard, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets. You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.

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Elizabeth Warren on the need for 1930′s style banking overhaul today

The 2015 Minsky Conference was held in Washington this week to consider among other issues, the design, flaws, and current status of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, including implementation of the operating procedures necessary to curtail systemic risk and … Continue reading

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Separating paid promotion from professional opinion is necessary for integrity

A very harmful development over the past few years that has helped financial sales firms crowd out prudent, objective advice and economic assessments has been, not only the revolving door between governments, regulators and finance executives (as discussed here this … Continue reading

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Greece edges toward truth once more

“If you owe the bank $100 that’s your problem. If you owe the bank $100 million, that’s the bank’s problem”. –J. Paul Getty And when banks and other lenders have recklessly advanced 100′s of billions to book the appearance of … Continue reading

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TED: Why we need to rethink capitalism

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and philanthropist is concerned that a laser focus on profits is, as he puts it, … Continue reading

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Short-squeeze in oil prompts low volume loonie bid

On the ramp in crude since March, the Canadian dollar (FXC) has bounced nearly 5 cents against the greenback. But as highlighted (in red boxes) below, we have seen other 5-6 cent rallies in the past 3 years which proved … Continue reading

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